As Tolkien put it, the only people who frown at escape are jailers.
Sometimes you really, really, really need to get outside your own head. And if you’re not inclined to drink or other mood-altering substances, good fiction is the way to do it.
Some situations, you need more “out of your head” than others. Continue reading →
This time, Daniel hit the pause. “…It doesn’t fit.”
“Guy traps kids in a game, and tells them they’ve got to fight or die.” The tightness of his eyes was clear evidence that Jack was on a rare slow boil. “There’s a lot that doesn’t fit.” Continue reading →
A/N: Been wrestling with forms and other headache-inducing things most of the day. Killing monsters would be a vacation….
“Is there a specific reason to rush?” Cho frowned, turning off the water and taking Gojyo’s offered towel.
“No, but… Sanzo’s twitchy.” The hacker eyed the bathroom door. “Could be he’s just paranoid. Then again, they are out to get him.” Continue reading →
December 4th, Aincrad Year One, appeared across the bottom of the screen. First floor boss fight: Illfang the Kobold Lord.
“Less than a month after the game started,” Sam murmured. “What-” Continue reading →
So I got these new bugle beads….
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“I need to take some notes,” Janet answered honestly. “And we all need to catch our breath.” She shuddered. “We thought they were in a coma. We couldn’t measure brain activity; the NervGear was in the way. But they didn’t react to stimuli. What else could it be?” She stared at a plaza full of terrified people. “But they were awake.” Continue reading →
Dispersed bookmarks. Got some prints. Got lots of cards – some people’s art was the type that might do well for a future book cover, who knows? And got the family t-shirts, which they asked for; I think I spent almost more on those than on shiny books and art…. Continue reading →
-“By now you have discovered that the Log Out button has vanished from the main menu. This is not an error. It is a feature of Sword Art Online.–
-“You will not be able to log out on your own.-
-“If you have read the manual-”-
“And now we know how our Marines got stuck,” Jack quipped. Continue reading →
A/N: I’ll type up another post on Pensacon when I’ve had a little more rest. 🙂 But among other neat things I saw there was fanart by Miho. She was kind enough to tell me how to pack the prints to ship, so I may have presents for a few people…. For now, have some spooked Gojyo!
“Get clean, Sanzo says he’s got something to hide you and we might have to bug out of here in a hurry. I keep playing innocent lowlife criminal for the Guard patrols that sweep through here, but I don’t think they’re buying it.” Gojyo grimaced, eyes bloodshot. “From what Sanzo told me… well, I wouldn’t buy it either. Continue reading →
Project Tatterdemalion Reproduction: Male, Female, Tritiya
Yes, I lifted that last out of Hindu traditions. In this AU the kami and other species native to Shangri-La are also three-sexed, meaning the locals have that term in general use. Continue reading →